Graduate Education at Illinois Institute of Technology

The objective of Illinois Institute of Technology’s graduate education is to provide programs that enhance students’ fundamental knowledge in their chosen field. The university seeks to educate and mentor graduate students to function in a global community with an appreciation of the economic, environmental, and social forces that impact professional choices.

To strengthen the university's leadership role in higher education, emphasis is placed on the core research competencies and enhancing partnerships with industry, government laboratories, and academic and research institutions.

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Anita K. Krug
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL  60661

Chicago-Kent College of Law is the second-oldest law school in Illinois. When it joined the university in 1969, Illinois Institute of Technology became the first major institute of technology to include law among its disciplines. 

Chicago-Kent offers programs leading to the degrees of Juris Doctor and Master of Laws, and participates in joint-degree programs with Stuart School of Business and the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Institute of Design

Anijo Mathew
Interim Dean 
3137 S. Federal St.
Chicago, IL  60616

Since its founding as the New Bauhaus in 1937, the Institute of Design has grown into the largest full-time graduate-only design program in the U.S. with students from around the world. The school offers a professional Master of Design degree program with areas of study in communication design, interaction design, product design, strategic design, systems thinking, and user research; a dual Master of Design/M.B.A. or a dual Master of Design/M.PUPA. degree program in partnership with the Stuart School of Business; the Master of Design Methods, a nine-month program for mid-career professionals; and a Ph.D. in Design. The Institute of Design created the country's first Ph.D. design program in 1991.